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UIL Passes new Concussion Rules

hs football UIL Passes new Concussion RulesThe UIL approves a new policy for student who get concussions while playing sports of doing other UIL sanctioned activities.  Under the current policy if a student is symptom free for 15 minutes they can return to play but under the new policy that can’t happen.  “They would have to follow a step wise progression based on the evaluation of a licensed health care professional.”  The UIL’s Mark Cousins says these new rules take effect next school year if approved by the Education Commissioner.